Eco-Design Engineer

  • Alstom
  • Saint-Ouen, France
  • Dec 16, 2018
Full time Climate Change/ Resiliency Energy Efficiency Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability

Job Description

Purpose of the Job

  • In charge of Ecodesign for tenders & projects (T&P)
  • Feed the Environmental Management System (ISO14001) with ecodesign input and activities
  • Manage & improve environmental performance of products
  • Contribute to Ecodesign R&D and to expertise continuous improvement 


Environmental Management System – ISO 14001 :

  • Propose Ecodesign yearly commitment and work plan
  • Propose and follow ecodesign dashboard for solutions/products
  • Contribute to EMS (Environmental Management System) and its processes
  • Realize compliance assessment 

Ecodesign Referential :

  • Deploy and apply ecodesign referential in T&P (Tenders &Projects), R&D, Expertise activities 

Tenders & Projects main missions

  • Ensure Ecodesign expertise for local platform, subsystems, tenders and projects
  • Perform Ecodesign activities on tenders (contractual and legal requirements analysis and positioning)
  • Prepare Ecodesign management plan and specifications (train or compo level)
  • Participate to design (train or compo level) in order to insure achievement of ecodesign commitments (Participate to relevant Design Reviews and Gate Reviews meetings, propose corrective actions and risk mitigation plan)
  • Realize and update Ecodesign studies until delivery of the last train Implement relevant Ecodesign R&D and CCN (Core Competency Network) results in projects 

R&D main missions (if assigned to R&D missions)

  • Propose, lead and manage R&D actions in the context of product improvement and/or methodologies for Ecodesign within QCD (Quality Cost Delay) commitment
  • Develop innovative methodologies to be applied as a standard in the design process of products and solutions. 

Expertise continuous improvement main missions

  • Propose & Support Ecodesign managers and CCN (Core Competence Network) leader for updating and developing ecodesign  referential  
  • Propose & Support Ecodesign referent and CCN leader with continuous REX (Return of EXeprience) to improve the relevant methodologies
  • Report to Ecodesign Managers and CCN leader burning issues (technical or methodological)
  • Ensure training & awareness actions to non-Ecodesign people and/or to Ecodesign engineer 

Performance Measurement/Key Performance Indicator's

  • Ecodesign activities on T&P. On Time Delivery
  • Ecodesign studies for R&D. On Time Delivery Customers satisfaction 

Network & Links

  • Ecodesign community & CCNL (Core Competency Network Leader)
  • EcodesignPlatform DirectorTenders
  • Projects teamsSourcing & Purchasing
  • Engineering
  • EHS 

Knowledge & Experience :

  • Ecodesign Engineer / Material Engineer with environmental competencies / Engineer generalist with material competencies
  • Experience in industry sector
  • International Standards and Regulation knowledge for environmental issues (hazardous substances, environmental communication, energy efficiency, end-of-life…) - knowledge of ISO14001v2015 is appreciated as well as auditor certification
  • Skills in environmental assessment (LCA, carbonfootprint…) and related tools (software: EIME, GaBi, ecotransit...)
  • Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level mandatory
  • French conversational/reading advanced level is preferred

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